Get Ready to stand! webinar series

Are you ready to take your next political step? Have you found it hard to come to one of our workshops? Now we are offering help online. You can hear from more women in politics through a series of webinars in our Get Ready to Stand! series which build on our workshops and are focused on practical aspects of becoming a politician. Women MPs, MSPs and Councillors from across the political spectrum shared their experiences and answered questions in our digital surgeries.   

The first of 4 webinars in our Get Ready to Stand! series focused on the theme My Mission: Why Politics? Gillian Martin, the SNP’s Member of Scottish Parliament (MSP) for Aberdeenshire East and Rachel VarleyConservative Councillor for Bingley Town Council shared their experiences of getting into politics.

Webinar one 'Why Politics, My Mission'. Speaker Gillian Martin, SNP MSP Aberdeenshire East

Webinar one: 'Why Politics, My Mission'. Speaker Rachel Varley, Conservative Bradford

The second of 4 webinars in our Get Ready to Stand! series focused on the theme Where & When to Run. Conservative Councillor Donna Jones, Leader of Portsmouth City Council and Liverpool Mayoral Candidate for the Women’s Equality Party Tabitha Morton share their experiences of how they decided to run and what tips that have for you. 

Conservative Cllr Donna Jones, Leader of Portsmouth City Council talks about where and when to stand

Tabitha Morton, Women's Equality Party candidate for Liverpool Mayor talks about where and when to stand

Number 3 in our Get Ready to Stand! series. This is a digital surgery around the theme Building a Team.  Claire MillerScottish Greens Councillor for Edinburgh City Centre and Preet Kaur GillLabour (Co-op) MP for Birmingham, Edgbaston shared their experiences of working with others to achieve their political goals. 

Preet Gill MP speaks about how to build a team

Cllr Claire Miller of The Scottish Green Party talks about How to Build a Team

The fourth and final webinar in our series saw Seyi Akiwowo, Former Labour Councillor for Newham and Founder of Glitch!UK and Louise HaighLabour MP for Sheffield, Heeley share their experiences of Public Presence and Resilience.